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by parzival
Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New/Revised Uploads Available
Replies: 6
Views: 58972

Re: New/Revised Uploads Available

Thank you so much for making this available!
best wishes,
parzival
by parzival
Thu Nov 17, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Phenomenological Approaches to Studying Wagner
Replies: 4
Views: 8453

Re: Phenomenological Approaches to Studying Wagner

Hi Daniel, This sounds very interesting, although I know next to nothing about Husserl, and I've certainly never heard of him in connection to Wagner. I'm curious though as to how you are defining Gesamtkunstwerk, whether you are working primarily with Wagner's theory of it or the actual implementat...
by parzival
Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Epilogue to Badiou by Slavoj Zizek
Replies: 3
Views: 9536

Re: Epilogue to Badiou by Slavoj Zizek

Chafe's "Tristan" book is excellent, one of the best I've read on the subject. The musicology becomes very dense in the latter half though, which was hard for a layman like myself to fully understand.
by parzival
Sun Sep 18, 2011 5:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Epilogue to Badiou by Slavoj Zizek
Replies: 3
Views: 9536

Re: Epilogue to Badiou by Slavoj Zizek

Paul, I enjoy reading these updates, and your "conspiracy" stories made me laugh; I have a few myself, though nothing as funny as that poor couple wandering in on Syberberg! I often try to sneak an act of "Parsifal" in when no one's at home, usually without success... I've been meaning to watch Sybe...
by parzival
Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did Wagner intuit concepts in modern physics?
Replies: 12
Views: 22873

Re: Did Wagner intuit concepts in modern physics?

feuerzauber, I think the Kuhnian interpretation of Sachs crisis is both original and insightful, but I don't it necessarily renders the Schopenhauerian aspects obsolete. I'm not sure how one can extricate Sachs from the metaphysical system in which he is so carefully placed. Schopenhauer's view of l...
by parzival
Wed Jun 22, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Did Wagner intuit concepts in modern physics?
Replies: 12
Views: 22873

Re: Did Wagner intuit concepts in modern physics?

This is certainly a difficult line, though Schopenhauer is a clear place to start. As you rightly noted, in Schopenhauer's epistemology, time and space, and consequently causality, are the forms by which the intellect perceives objective reality. To transcend these intellectual categories (mere "pre...